Commissioner Jim Smith

About Commissioner Jim Smith

Jim Smith

Commissioner James A. (Jim) Smith is a native Texan who has made the Waco-area his home since he was four years old. He holds a B.A. degree in history and government and a Masters Degree in Educational Administration. He spent 34 years in public education at Robinson ISD with his last 13 years as Superintendent of Schools. From 2003-2020, he served in compliance and business development at Educators Credit Union. He holds a law enforcement commission from TCOLE and has been a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with McLennan County since 1981.Commissioner Smith campaigned on a promise to work toward economic development for not only his own precinct but the entire county and has promised that as a fiscal conservative he will be responsible to the taxpayers for how their money is spent.

Current Board Appointments: 

Heart Of Texas Council of Governments Executive Committee Member

Lorena Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Board Member

NeighborWorks Waco Board Member

Robinson Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board Member

Waco Sports Commission Board Member